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Wallan Secondary College Careers


Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

How to get into Medicine - Online Lecture

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFHZiXG1PzU

School Leavers - fast track to an Automotive Apprenticeship through Free TAFE


Box Hill Institute and the Australian Automotive Dealer Association (AADA) have recently engaged in an agreement to fast-track studying a Certificate II in Automotive Technology Servicing (offered under the Free TAFE banner) and securing an apprenticeship in state-of the-art dealerships and workshops across Melbourne.
 
With immediate options available for early school leavers, as well as Year 12 graduates, the 8 week program allows students to achieve their Certificate II qualification, and explore the commencement of a paid Certificate III apprenticeship with a prestigious dealership or workshop. 

Market Conditions Driving the Opportunity
To better contextualise the employment demand, a recent member survey of dealerships conducted by the AADA revealed that 97% are suffering from a shortage of skilled technicians in their workshops; and that, these dealers are unable to fill vacant positions.
 
Our response
In response, BHI’s Auto Fast-Track program offers technical training and highly pro-active job placement and coaching to help our students secure the right role. With a large network of dealers already requesting our assistance, we hope to continue our proven track record of transitioning young people to the industry.
 
Next steps
If you are interested, please contact Careers & Pathways Manager, Ms Janet Elovaris phone: 5783 0327 or email janet.elovaris@education.vic.gov.au

VCE or VCAL? VET? 2022 Where to Now?

Where to Now? 2022
Your guide to Victoria’s senior secondary qualifications – the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) and the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) – and where they can take you after you finish school. This guide explains the many choices you can make.

Make sure your choices are right for you. Before you make your subject preferences, talk to your VCE or VCAL coordinator or careers counselor.

UCAT 2021 for Medical Entry 2022

Students interested in a career in Medicine and or Dentistry are advised to investigate the UCAT entry process - https://www.medentry.edu.au/MedEntry_files/MedEntry-Brochure-2020-AU.pdf



see the link to the handbook https://dyqhwhfibgxlw.cloudfront.net/files/UCAT_2020_Handbook_final.pdf
and contact me for any further information you may require - it is important you know the procedures' timeline:

Register for UCAT March - May
Sit UCAT July – early Aug
UCAT Results to Unis September
Applications to VTAC / Unis September
Interview offers Oct-Dec
Y12 Results Mid Dec
Interviews Nov/Dec/Jan
1st Round Uni Offers Mid Jan
2nd/3rd Round Offers Late Jan/Feb

Ms Elovaris - Careers & Pathways Manager

Defence Work Experience Update - Army work experience dates are currently being negotiated

The only confirmed dates are with Puckapunyal from 4-7 Oct 2021 – these dates will be advertised on the website in coming weeks.

www.defence.gov.au/workexperience

*Please note that all DWEP placements will be conducted in accordance with our COVIDSafe plan and are subject to relevant State/Territory COVID-19 Guidelines and Defence Restrictions. Please be aware that this may result in a placement being changed, postponed and/or cancelled at short notice. 

 

do you want to know how to write a resume? apply for a job? write a cover letter?

HomeJobs and careers - Youth Central 

Career advice for job seekers about a whole range of work-related topics. Find out how to create a resume or job application letter and what happens in a job interview. Get some advice about where to find jobs or work experience. Learn about your rights as an employee and what you can do if you think you're being treated unfairly.

https://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-careers/applying-for-a-job

ADF Gap Year applications open now Roles will become unavailable as enough applications are received, start the process as soon as possible

Applications for ADF Gap Year open now
Hi there,
An ADF Gap Year is a unique opportunity for you to experience life in the Navy, Army or Air Force, without needing to make a long-term commitment. The skills obtained through the ADF Gap Year program will provide valuable work and life experience and are completely transferable. It will enable you to develop the confidence for your next endeavour.
Applicants who take part in the ADF Gap Year program:
  • Gain valuable skills and work experience
  • Enjoy a great salary package plus free healthcare
  • Live a varied, active and healthy lifestyle
  • Make friends with like-minded people
  • Have the opportunity to see more of Australia
Whatever your interest, there are a variety of roles to select that will provide young Australians valuable life skills. These include experiences as an officer, in management, engineering, logistics and warehousing, combat and security, and administration.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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